November 23, 2009 — Thermal Technology recently delivered two diffusion bonding hot presses to a major medical company. The systems operate at 1450°C with a total force of 100 tons. They have 24″ x 24″ x 30″ molybdenum hot zones and are capable of diffusion bonding multiple parts in one load. Each press measures approximately 9 1/2 ft. wide, 15 ft. deep and 12 1/2 ft. high.
“The diffusion bonding process is becoming more widely used for medical and heat exchanger applications,” says Matt Mede, president, CEO and co-owner of Thermal Technology. “And this product delivery firmly positions Thermal Technology as a provider of large scale presses for this demanding application.”
Thermal Technology designs and manufactures crystal growing systems and high temperature vacuum and controlled atmosphere laboratory and production furnaces for the advanced processing of metals, ceramics, glass, quarts and crystal growing applications. Thermal Technology has over 60 years of experience and more than 3000 installations in 40 countries.